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In this article about the Ukrainian crisis, we present a point of view that is pretty different from the ones on the mass media. The economist Mikhail Khazin gives a well-grounded explanation of the situation in Ukraine with the competition between China and USA for markets. Here are the most significant points.
Mikhail Khazin is Russian economist, socially active person and president of the expert consulting company “Neocon”. Khazin is famous for his exact prognoses about the present financial crisis. Here is our translation of one of his video monologues that was published by Russia.ru in 2009. Although the video was made five years ago, its actuality is indisputable.
Libertarianism, or the concept that liberty is the highest political end, is a fashionable economic philosophy. It is based on an excessively credulous understanding of the term freedom.
Libertarians organize training seminars to repeat just like sectarians that regulating economy, ”aid to the poor” programs and paying taxes are all bad. We all like the part about taxes, but let us give you an explanation why libertarianism is just a naive belief.
John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946) was a prominent British economist whose theories affected macroeconomic policies in many countries around the world. Keynesian economics worked in colonialist countries before the establishment of neo-liberal policies.
Many think that the revival of Keynesianism is a way to beat the crisis but the existence of this economic model is impossible in the present. Here is an explanation why.
Sergey Dorenko is a famous Russian TV and radio journalist. On the 4th April he published an interesting video monologue on his YouTube channel Rasstriga (literally “defrocking”), in which he criticizes the way the majority of people interpret Russian politics and explains Vladimir Putin’s role in the world’s political game.
People with conservative views more and more often regard liberals as a threat to the fundamentals of human existence. Nevertheless, the majority of people can hardly comprehend what in fact makes modern-day liberals so hazardous for society.
The aim of this article is to unveil why so many liberals support such things as gay rights and there are even attempts to legalize pedophilia.
A new religion is around – it is called conspirology. Seeking conspiracies is not something new, but now it has some religious patterns because conspiracy connoisseurs perceive conspiracy as something existing for its own sake. Although there have been many plots in history, conspiracy theories are pernicious as long as they create the strong belief that we are all helpless against some kind of elusive evil forces. This belief is successfully preventing many ordinary people from thinking and analyzing the world.